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Unleash Space

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Innovate 2 Business is a one-day entrepreneurship bootcamp free for everyone at the University of Auckland to participate.

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Innovate 2 Business is a one-day entrepreneurship bootcamp designed to give a good understanding of the basics of building a business case and starting a venture. Free for everyone at the University of Auckland to participate.

It is the ideal opportunity to get in good shape for participation in the Velocity $100k Challenge so that you can bring life to your ideas.

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Attendees will need to attend the full day programme.

  • 10-10.30am: Registration and coffee
  • Morning programme: Overview and introduction to the Lean Canvas and market validation
  • 1-1.30pm: Lunch (BYO)
  • Afternoon programme: Panel discussion and Q&A with a variety of entrepreneurial Velocity alumni, resources on how to build effective teams, tips for successful submissions to the Velocity $100k Challenge which will get winners access to mentors, start-up capital, co-working space and a variety of other resources to help you bring your venture to life.
  • 4.45-5.15pm: Pizza!
  • 5.15-7pm (Optional): Stay at Unleash Space and wrap up the day with a free, inspirational screening of start-up documentary Outside the Valley.

Guest speakers:

Duncan Ledwith held senior leadership roles in Microsoft for more than a decade, overseeing work in the UK, New Zealand, Australia, SE Asia, Japan and Seattle. He has been an Executive in Residence and Angel Investor at the Icehouse, a lecturer at the University of Auckland and is currently Vice President, Global Partnerships at global warranty company LocalCover Group Ltd.

Mahesh Muralidhar has experience building a global Unicorn from the ground up as an early employee of Canva (SAAS) helping to scale to 200+ people. He has also made a significant impact in companies such as Airtasker (marketplace) and as COO at FinTech company Simply Wall St. He is currently CEO of NZ Scaleup and an investor and mentor in Australasian accelerator Startmate.

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The Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, University of Auckland.

Founded in 1883, Auckland is the country's largest University with over 40,000 students, nearly 10,000 of whom graduate annually. 

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